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04.03 Cultural changes in the 1920s

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Caitlyn Bessoni

on 29 October 2014

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04.03 Cultural changes in the 1920s
Use what you have learned in the lesson to complete a photo story about this period in which you choose five artifacts and demonstrate how they contributed to the atmosphere and culture of the 1920s. You should use a variety of artifacts, which can include photographs, video, sound recordings, excerpts from literature of the period, song lyrics, or any other ideas you have about 1920s culture.
Harlem Renaissance
Prohibition- "THE ROARING TWENTIES." History. History Channel, 2014. Web. 26 Oct. 2014. <http://www.history.com/topics/roaring-twenties/videos/bet-you-didnt-know-prohibition>.

Harlem Renaissance-
Prohibition was when the 18Th Amendment to affect into wanting to ban liquor. Different groups like the Carrie National Prohibition Party & Suffragettes. They thought Alcohol was a curse, so the got a federal ban to decrease crime rates. It only made crime rates increase. Not only that but it turned out that Prohibition was bad for the economy and cost breweries, saloons, and distilleries to close down. Soon, people began to sell/purchase liquor illegally. The Govt spent $300 million to enforce the ban. After crime rates and death rates increasing the Govt and president finally passed the 18Th Amendment.
18Th Amendment
The manufacture, sale or distribution of intoxicating liquors in hereby prohibited.
New Roles for Women
Conservative Reaction
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